Category: Students

April 12, 2019

College Students Introduced to Civic Engagement through JA

A JA volunteer from University of Colorado at Denver leads a hands-on activity with Emory Elementary School students Learning about civic engagement in the University of Colorado at Denver’s (UCD)...

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April 10, 2019

When Educators and JA Collaborate, the Benefits are Far-Reaching

Ryan Stadler and Campbell Elementary School students read together in the school library To implement Junior Achievement (JA) programs, educators and JA staff are successful when they combine their shared...

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April 5, 2019

JA Business Week Instills a Lifelong Enthusiasm for Entrepreneurship

At Junior Achievement (JA), we believe students should have fun while they’re developing entrepreneurial values and preparing for the 21st century workforce, because the world of business is exciting; filled...

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February 25, 2019

JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

One hundred young women from Denver Public Schools attended the inaugural Girls Empowerment Summit, hosted by Denver Broncos Community Development, where they participated in Junior Achievement (JA) workshops on Personal...

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December 10, 2018

College And Elementary Students Learn Life Lessons From Each Other

Malley Drive Elementary principal Francesca Craver talks to CU Denver sociology students about her school and their experience working with the school's students as JA volunteers. Going beyond the four...

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October 9, 2018

200 Teens Gain Expert Advice at Denver Start Up Week

Danielle Shoots provides powerful advice to young entrepreneurs in her keynote at Denver Start Up Week. Write everything down—your three biggest strengths and skills that are going to make your...

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January 14, 2018

Getting Ready For The Real World: How To Involve Your Child In Extracurricular Activities

It’s always difficult for parents to imagine their children growing up and moving out into the real world. But as difficult as it is to think about, there are many...

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August 3, 2017

The Benefits of Applied Learning

Applied learning is based on the concept that hands-on experiences in the real world are more beneficial for young students than simply listening to a lesson inside of a classroom....

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May 3, 2017

Become A Scholarship Superstar: How To Prepare For The Scholarship Process

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity can’t be better described than by a high school career. When you enter high school, graduation and college seems like a lifetime away. But as...

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